Ancelotti cools Torres talk

Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti is adamant that he will not be trying to lure Liverpool and Spain striker Fernando Torres to Stamford Bridge this summer.

The former Atletico Madrid star is being tipped to leave Anfield after the Reds' failure to qualify for next season's Champions League, but he will not be heading to London, according to former AC Milan boss Ancelotti.

When asked about the speculation, he would only say:"No, I don't think so, because with (Didier) Drogba and (Nicolas) Anelka it's too similar.

"Torres is a fantastic player but it's better to grow players with this ability in the academy. We have a very good squad for next season.

"It is not an old team, we have players with experience, ability and skills. After the FA Cup final we will have a meeting with Roman (Abramovich) and take a decision about next season."

Twenty-six-year-old Torres has scored 72 goals in 116 appearances for Liverpool since his transfer to Merseyside in the summer of 2007.

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